Roy Jones Jr. is fired up and confident ahead of his Universal Boxing Organization™ (UBO) Inter-Continental Cruiserweight title fight on December 10 against Max Alexander. They will clash at the Atlanta Civic Center, and live on Internet Pay-Per-View on ustream.com.
“I am ready and I am sharp. I have a whole new plan. I’m gonna shock the world with my agility and skill level”, said Jones (54-8, 40 KOs) recently during his preparations for the UBO Championship bout.
The former four-division world champion has a new co-trainer in his corner in Tom Yankello, and warmed up for the Alexander-fight with an exhibition bout against Heavyweight prospect Bobby Thomas Jr. (11-1, 8 KOs) this past Wednesday Nov. 23 in Pittsburgh.
Against Thomas, Jones displayed some of the flashy moves that once helped make him the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, and sources within the Jones-camp report that the now 42-year-old future Hall-Of-Famer is once again looking like his old self, after some below par performances in recent outings.
Max Alexander (14-5-2, 2 KOs) has publicly declared that he plans to knock Jones out within six rounds, and even said the promoters wouldn’t have to pay him his purse if he didn’t. At a press conference last week Jones was asked what round he is going to end the fight, and stated:
“In the first round that Max slips, that’s the round he is going down. That may be the 1st, 2nd, 3rd or even the 10th. But, whenever it is, I will knock him out in the first round that he slips, I am ready!”
So, it appears that both boxers are hell-bend on knocking each other out. Jones promises that it will be the start of the greatest comeback in boxing history, and Alexander claims he will send the living legend into retirement. It remains to be seen who will come out on top, but it promises to be an interesting evening in Atlanta on December 10.
Billed as King Of The Ring 5, Resurrection, the Roy Jones Jr. vs. Max Alexander UBO Inter-Continental Cruiserweight title fight is presented by Square Ring Promotions, KO Kings and Big Play Entertainment. The internet PPV can be ordered via: http://www.ustream.tv/royjones
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